Average Utility Costs

The average Canadian uses 0.251 cubic metres (55 gallons) of water indoors every day (Environment Canada). This table shows average costs for indoor use based on our current water, sewer, and garbage rates.

Average Indoor Use

Number of
occupants
Four-month
use 
Four-month cost

(water, sewer and garbage)

Annual cost
one 30M3 $207.33 $621.99
two 60M3 $326.25 $978.75
three 90M3 $445.19 $1,335.51
four 120M3 $564.01 $1,692.03

Any outdoor watering will increase the annual costs.